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In Focus: New Alternate-Reality Series Puts 12 Strangers On Island Where South Won Civil War

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES--CBS executives announced Monday that they have begun filming Antebellum Island, a new "alternate reality" series in which 12 strangers co...

Ferrari California: Live From, Er, California

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Thanks to good timing, good weather and a great 2009 Los Angeles auto show, MotorAuthority has a special road test for you today: our first drive of t...

Stararchitects: A Who's Who Guide


As iconic new buildings shoot up on the world's skylines every year, their architect creators have joined the celebrity pantheon. ASW looks at the som...

Man Confesses to Stabbing Lover

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A man has confessed to murdering a theater director in Los Angeles who was eventually revealed to be his lover....

LA Show: Patrick Dempsey On Hand For 2011 Mazda2 Debut

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though the two curtained-off stages at the Mazda stand here at the first press day at the Los Angeles auto show were merely ceremonial--everyone knew ...

Jesse Williams Heats Up 'Grey's Anatomy'

Essence | Essence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We nearly swooned in our seats when we heard Jesse Williams, the hottie from "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" was added to "Grey's Anatomy" roster ...

Fox grants 'brief extension' in cable dispute | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES-- Fox and Time Warner Cable extended their contract for a few hours, avoiding a threatened blackout of several stations from the cable pro...

California storm cuts power to thousands, threatens to set off mudslides near burned areas

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful fall storm packing strong winds, drenching rain and heavy snow has moved into Southern California where residents near...

Why Can't Los Angeles Over-Commercialize Christmas Better?

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

Not only can the leaders of Los Angeles not properly implement even basic economic development projects, but we can't even properly commercialize Christmas.

Volkswagen Up! Lite Concept Seats 4, 70 MPG: 2009 L.A. Auto Show

GreenCar Reports | GreenCar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Volkswagen has just taken the wraps off the Up! Lite concept. The four-seat concept car has a promised fuel-economy figure of 70 mpg from a hybrid die...

Obesity Concerns Spur Calls To Limit New Convenience Stores In South L.A.

LAT | Jerry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Links found by researchers between snack foods and obesity in poor communities are prompting new calls for more regulation of convenience stores in So...

Family: Brittany Murphy was ill with flu-like symptons days before death

Colorado Daily. | Colorado Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Brittany Murphy's family told Los Angeles officials the actress was ill with flu-like symptoms in the days before her death at age 32....

Swayback gets nice exposure in Music Connection Magazine

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

​ ​For more than a year, the Swayback have shuttled back and forth to Los Angeles to work with revered knob turner Andy Johns. While this news is ...

It's McNuggetini Time

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

L.A. natives and YouTube sensations Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark bring their meat-based beverage to the East Village....

Project Runway Top Ten: Auf Wiedersehen, Season 6

Racked | Racked | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One of winner Irina's riding hats in action The first, and hopefully only, Los Angeles-based season of Project Runway is finally over, and what a long...

The Chihuahua Problem - America in Crisis?

Ruth Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ruth Fowler

What could be better than a toy dog you can stuff in a bag, dress up like Barbie, accessorize with your outfit and has poop the size of a peanut?

Bacall, Corman get honorary Oscars | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP Photo/Chris PizzelloFilmmaker Roger Corman, left, actress Lauren Bacall, center, and cinematographer Gordon Willis pose with their honorary Oscars ...

David Zwirner Presents Primary Atmospheres Works from California 1960-1970

NY Metro Parents. | NY Metro Parents | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970 will present to the New York public a long-overdue survey of the particular kindof minimal work t...

L.A. Picks Lesbian Bishop

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Los Angeles' Episcopal diocese selected a lesbian as an assistant bishop on Saturday....

1999 Collaboration Between Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas Somehow Standing Test Of Time

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES—Sources reported Monday that "Smooth," the 1999 collaborative effort of guitarist Carlos Santana and singer-songwriter Rob......

Clint Eastwood Continues Desperate, 40-Year Attempt To Win Over Unimpressed Man

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES—Five-time Academy Award winner and Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood attended a press junket Tuesday to promote his new film Invictus, the...

Alison Berkley: The Princess

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My friend Summer just called me from L.A. to tell me all about this horrible fight she's in with her friend Tara. The details of the fight aren't impo...

Master P Accepts 'No Excuses' on New VH1 Show

Essence | Essence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If there's one thing Master P can't stand it's excuses. Growing up a poor kid in the projects of New Orleans, Percy Miller overcame various obstacles ...

Northrop Grumman will relocate HQ to D.C.

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Defense contracting giant Northrop Grumman Corp. -- which has extensive operations in Colorado -- will relocate its corporate headquarters from Los An...

L.A. Venue Silently Rebooks Banton?

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The venue that had scratched Buju Banton's Los Angeles show has now rebooked him....